Medical treatment and detection of the underlying cause of the problem are both essential. While waiting for medical attention, sitting in a lukewarm bath for 30 minutes to an hour can help alleviate pain.

The following vegetables are recommended by plant therapists: celery, fennel, onion, watercress and parsley. Also avoid all acidifying foods.

Recommended foods

– almonds, hazelnuts

– clay (dissolve a teaspoon of nutritional clay in a glass of water)

– celery, cabbage, watercress, fennel, onion, parsley

Foods to avoid

– liver, kidney, sweetbreads

– peanuts

– artichokes, asparagus,

Brussels sprouts

– strong cheese

– hardened fat (lard)

– dried legumes (lentils, beans, peas)

– refined oils

– white flour and its derivative products (biscuits, white bread, pastry, etc.)

– chocolate

– egg white

– fat broth

– alcohol, tea, coffee

– meat, fish, poultry, processed meat

– semolina

– white sugar